Hunan Huacheng Biotech Co., has taken a lead role in developing quality management system and food safety management system in accordance with Chinese Food SC (QS) certification requirements, ISO Quality Management System (QMS), ISO Food Safety Management System (FSMS), FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), FDA 21 CFR 111, to safeguard food safety.
FDA cGMP (NSF) Certification (U.S.)
cGMP refers to the current GMP system. The current Good Manufacturing Standards (or Good Manufacturing Practices), which is the statutory standard for the production and operation of food, nutritional supplements, and pharmaceuticals in the United States. The specific standards of cGMP are based on specific product types. The content include plant construction, personnel requirements, sanitary conditions, production, quality management and recordings, etc. The supervision and implementation of this standard is carried out by the FDA.
The NSF logo and the cGMP logo are basically shown together. Because the manufacturers who meet the high standards of NSF also comply with the cGMP standard. The cGMP mark indicates that the product meets the minimum standards set by the FDA which has high authority in the implementation of cGMP in the world, so if a product is certified by the CGMP, its value in the international market will double.
NON-GMO Certification in the United States
The NON-GMO Project is an unofficial non-profit organization that provides third-party verification and audits for non-GMO foods and products to confirm that the products do not contain genetically modified substances.
Global Food Safety Standard: BRC is the abbreviation of British Retail Consortium, and the Chinese is Yingguo Lingshou Xiehui. It has become an example of good practices in the food industry.
BRC provides a framework for companies to assist companies in the production of safe food and manage product quality to meet customer needs. It is an internationally recognized standard and complies with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), demonstrating the company’s commitment to production or sales. The promise of safe food improves the confidence of the company’s customers/consumers in product safety and quality.
EU Organic Certification (EU ORGANIC)
The EU organic product certification is an organic product standard certification established by the EU members. It enjoys a good international reputation and symbolizes the combination of the members. The certification logo marked with European Leaf which consists of 12 stars from the EU flag and nature leaves and greens. It specifies the requirement of EU's organic production, processing, labeling, management and certification. As the most widely used representative and authoritative organic product certification in the world, it has been generally recognized by consumers and the organic industries, and its certification is valid for one year.
Products that have obtained EU organic product certification will be recognized in major international markets. The rigorous quality assessment and certification procedures of the EU organic certification make any product affixed with the EU certification mark a guarantee of high quality and high credibility, which is recognized and respected by customers and experts who pursue environmental protection and organic conception all over the world.
Organic Certification (USDA ORGANIC)
USDA organic certification is the highest level of organic certification in the United States. It is strictly inspected from raw material to production to ensure that the products do not have any harmful ingredients to the human body and are 100% beneficial to people’s health. The certificate proves that the production, processing and transportation of the products are strictly implemented in accordance with the national organic standards.
Quality management system: ISO9001 is used to verify that the organization has the ability to provide products that meet customer requirements and comply with regulatory requirements. This third certification party, which is not subject to the economic interests of the production and sales parties, is notarial and scientific and provide quality and supervision evaluation passes on the enterprises and product quality. As the basis for customers to review the supplier's quality system, the company has the ability to meet the technical requirements of its purchased products.
The certified companies have reached international standards in the integration of various management systems, indicating that the companies are able to continue to provide customers with expected and satisfactory qualified products. From the perspective of consumers, the company values its customer by meeting their needs and improving their satisfactions.
Food safety management system: The ISO22000 system is a preventive system to control hazards based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hygienic Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP). The goal is to control the safety of food and maintain its stability, so as to ensure the ability of enterprises to provide safe food, products and services that meet customer requirements and applicable for laws and regulations.
Through the implementation of this rigorous and effective preventive food safety control system, the certificate of food safety management system certification can been obtained, which proves that the company has met the requirements of international food safety management standards. Externally, it can protect the health of consumers and promote international trade for food. Internally, it can improve the food safety management level of food companies, ensure product quality, and improve market competitiveness.